Q.1. How can a person apply for the selection to a post?
One can apply for the selection to a particular post when the selection is notified by the Jammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission in the Jammu & Kashmir Gazette or in the PSC Bulletin, News papers etc. The applicant’s candidature in the said selection is valid only if he/she satisfies all the eligibility criteria specified for the selection as well as the modalities for applying for the said selection. The application forms designed and printed by the Commission are available in the offices of the Commission in Jammu & Srinagar.
Q.2. When does the Commission notify a selection?
The Commission notifies the selection to a post after vacancy for the post is reported to the commission by the respective Appointing Authority.
Q.3. What are the conditions to be satisfied by a person for applying to a selection to a post?
A person applying for a selection shall satisfy all the eligibility criteria given under the Notification concerned.
Q.4. What are the age limits prescribed for the selection to posts conducted by the Jammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission?
The age limits (upper & lower) for a particular post are given in detail under the selection/Notification for that post. Normally, a relaxation is given to candidates belonging to Reserved Categories.
Q.5. Which is the date based on which the age of an applicant is calculated?
The day of reckoning age of an applicant for a selection is the 1st day of January of the year in which the Commission published the Notification for that particular Selection. If the applicant is found underaged/overaged as on the date aforesaid he will be ineligible for the selection.
Q.6. If an applicant acquired the Qualifications prescribed subsequent to the last date of receipt of application for the selection concerned, will his application be admitted for the said selection?
No, the applicant shall acquire all the prescribed educational qualification for the post within the last date fixed in the notification for the receipt of the application prescribed.
|Reservation Category||%age reservation||Remarks|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||08||The Vacancies are referred to the Commission on the basis of a roster maintained by the concerned administrative Departments. The reservation for physically challenged is horizontal in nature and are notified in accordance with the conditions contained in the letter of reference of vacancies by the Government.|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||10|
|Resident of Backward Area (RBA)||20|
|Actual Line of Control (ALC)||3|
|Other Social Caste||2|
Q.8. How are the positions/ranks assigned to the candidates in the select list?
For Combined Competitive Examinations, the positions/ranks are based on the descending order of total marks secured in the W/T and interview by each candidate. In the event of a tie, the order of merit shall be determined in accordance with the highest marks secured in the viva-voce. Should the marks in the viva-voce of the candidates be also equal, the order of merit shall be decided in accordance with the highest marks obtained by such candidates in the aggregate of the compulsory papers. However, in case the marks obtained in compulsory papers are also equal, the order of merit shall be determined in accordance with the marks obtained in General Studies Paper. Similarly, if the marks obtained in General Studies be also equal, then the order of merit shall be determined in descending order of the date of birth of the candidates. The same principal is adopted in respect of other competitive examinations. In respect of selections through direct recruitment, In case of a tie the order of merit shall be determined on the basis of marks obtained in viva –voce . Should the marks in the viva-voce of the candidates be also equal, the order of merit shall be decided in accordance with the highest academic marks obtained by such candidates. Similarly, if the marks obtained in the academic merit be also equal, then the order of merit shall be determined in descending order of the date of birth of the candidates.